MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators

MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators

3 days @ £1,195.00 exc. VAT 
Course Code: MARDBAFT


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MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators Course Overview

This MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators course is designed for Database Administrators who already have substantial experience in the administration of another relational database management system such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server. This course is NOT suitable for delegates who only have experience with Microsoft Access, nor is this course suitable for delegates who already have substantial MySQL or MariaDB database administration experience. The course provides practical experience in setting up and maintaining a MariaDB database server, including backing up, recovery, configuration and tuning.

Skills Gained

The delegates will practise:

  • Using Client Programs for MariaDB DBA Work
  • Obtaining Metadata
  • Configuring the Server
  • Server Installation, Administration and Upgrading
  • Setting up Character Set Support
  • Configuring Log Files
  • Interpreting Error Messages
  • Creating, Altering and Dropping Databases and Tables
  • Locking and Transactions
  • Using Storage Engines, including the MyISAM and InnoDB engines
  • Table Maintenance
  • Backup and Recovery, including Exporting (mysqldump) and Importing (mysqlimport)
  • Administering Users and Privileges
  • Using Stored Procedures and Triggers for Database Administration Tasks
  • Securing the Server
  • Tuning Queries
  • Tuning Tables and Indexes
  • Tuning the Server
  • Using the Event Scheduler
  • Creating Partitioned Tables
  • Replication
  • Using MySQL Workbench

Who will the Course Benefit?

Anyone with substantial experience of an alternative relational database management system who now needs to administer, monitor and support MariaDB databases and servers.

Course Objectives

To provide the skills necessary to administer, monitor and support MariaDB databases and servers.

Requirements

Substantial experience of a relational database management system such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server is required. This course is NOT suitable for delegates who only have experience with Microsoft Access, nor is this course suitable for delegates who already have substantial MySQL database administration experience.

Note:

Delegates who are also considering attending the 5 day MariaDB Database Administration course should note that both courses cover the same content but the 5 day course is delivered at a slower pace as no previous database administration experience is required.

Follow-On Courses

NOTE: Course technical content is subject to change without notice.


MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators Training Course

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Session 1: CLIENTS AND TOOLS

  • Introduction
  • The mysql Client
  • mysqladmin
  • Exercises: Using Client Programs

Session 2: OBTAINING METADATA

  • What is Metadata?
  • The mysqlshow Client Program
  • The SHOW and DESCRIBE Commands
  • The Information_Schema
  • Show Command and Information_Schema Differences
  • Exercises: Obtaining Information about MariaDB

Session 3: CONFIGURING THE SERVER

  • MariaDB Server Options and Variables
  • MariaDB Status Variables
  • Exercises: Configuring the Server

Session 4: MARIADB SERVER INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION

  • MariaDB Distributions
  • Installing on Windows
  • Installing on Linux and UNIX
  • Starting and Stopping on Windows
  • Starting and Stopping on UNIX/Linux
  • Status Files
  • Upgrading the Server
  • Time Zone Tables
  • Exercises: Installing, stopping and starting

Session 5: SQL MODES, LOG FILES AND BINARY LOGGING

  • MariaDB Error Messages
  • The SHOW Errors Statement
  • The SHOW Warnings Statement
  • SQL Modes
  • Note Messages
  • The PERROR Utility
  • The General Log
  • The Error Log
  • The Slow Query Log
  • The Binary Logs
  • Exercises: Interpreting Errors and Configuring the Logs

Session 6: MARIADB ARCHITECTURE

  • Client/Server Overview
  • Communication Protocols
  • The SQL Parser and Storage Engine Tiers
  • How MariaDB Uses Disk Space
  • How MariaDB Uses Memory
  • Exercises: Examining the Architecture

Session 7: TABLES, DATA TYPES AND CHARACTER SET SUPPORT

  • Table Properties
  • Creating Tables
  • Altering Tables
  • Dropping Tables
  • Emptying Tables
  • Obtaining Table Metadata
  • Column Attributes
  • Bit Data Type
  • Numeric Data Types
  • Character String Data Types
  • Binary String Data Types
  • Enum and Set Data Types
  • Temporal Data Types
  • Auto_Increment
  • Handling Missing or Invalid Data Values
  • Exercises: Creating and Maintaining Tables

MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators Training Course

Session 8: TRANSACTIONS AND LOCKING

  • Locking Concepts
  • Explicit Table Locking
  • Advisory Locking
  • Exercises: Locking

Session 9: STORAGE ENGINES

  • Introduction
  • The MYISAM Engine
  • The Merge Engine
  • The Aria Engine
  • Other Engines: Archive, Memory, Federated, Blackhole, CSV
  • Cluster Engine Overview
  • Overview of High Availability Techniques
  • Exercises: Using Storage Engines

Session 10: THE INNODB ENGINE

  • Introduction
  • Features of Innodb
  • Transactions
  • Referential Integrity
  • Physical Characteristics of Innodb Tables
  • System Tablespace Configuration
  • Log File and Buffer Configuration
  • Innodb Status
  • Exercises Using the InnoDB Engine

Session 11: TABLE MAINTENANCE

  • Table Maintenance Operations
  • Check Table
  • Repair Table
  • Analyze Table
  • Optimize Table
  • MySQL Check
  • MYISAMCHK
  • Repairing Innodb Tables
  • Enabling MYISAM AutoRepair
  • Exercises: Maintaining Tables

Session 12: BACKUP AND RECOVERY

  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Methods
  • Binary Backups of MYISAM Tables
  • Binary Backups of Innodb Tables
  • Recovery
  • Import and Export Operations
  • Exporting Using SQL
  • Importing Using SQL
  • Exporting from the Command Line using mysqldump
  • Importing from the Command Line using mysqlimport
  • Exercises: Backing up and Recovery

Session 13: USER MANAGEMENT

  • Introduction
  • User Accounts
  • Creating Users
  • Renaming Users
  • Changing Passwords
  • Dropping Users
  • Granting Privileges
  • The User Table
  • Connection Validation
  • Exercises: Creating, Managing and Dropping Users

Session 14: PRIVILEGES

  • Introduction
  • Types of Privileges
  • Revoking Privileges
  • Resource Limits
  • The mysql Database
  • The Show Grants Command
  • Exercises: Granting and Revoking Privileges

MariaDB Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators Training Course

Session 15: USER VARIABLES AND PREPARED STATEMENTS

  • User Variables
  • Prepared Statements
  • Exercises: User Variables and Prepared Statements

Session 16: STORED ROUTINES FOR ADMINISTRATION

  • Types of Stored Routines
  • Benefits of Stored Routines
  • Stored Routines Features
  • Stored Routine Maintenance
  • Obtaining Stored Routine Metadata
  • Stored Routine Privileges and Execution Security

Session 17: TRIGGERS

  • DML Triggers

Session 18: SECURITY

  • Security Risks
  • Users, Operating System, File System and Network Security
  • Using SSL With MariaDB
  • Remote Connecting to the MariaDB Server Using SSH
  • Exercises: Securing the Server

Session 19: TUNING QUERIES

  • Tuning Overview
  • Identifying Candidates for Query Analysis
  • Using Explain to Analyze Queries
  • Meaning of Explain Output
  • Explain Extended
  • Exercises: Explaining and Tuning Queries

Session 20: TUNING AND INDEXES (1)

  • Indexes for Performance
  • Creating and Dropping Indexes
  • Obtaining Index Metadata
  • Indexing Principles
  • Exercises: Creating and Using Indexes

Session 21: TUNING AND INDEXES (2)

  • Indexing and Joins
  • Fulltext Indexes
  • MyISAM Index Caching
  • Exercises: Creating and Using Indexes

Session 22: TUNING AND TABLES

  • General Table Optimizations
  • Myisam Specific Optimizations
  • Aria Specific Optimizations
  • Innodb Specific Optimizations
  • Other Engine Specific Optimizations
  • Exercises: Tuning Tables

Session 23: TUNING THE SERVER

  • Status Variables
  • Server Variables
  • Performance Schema Overview
  • The Query Cache
  • Exercises: Tuning the Server

Session 24: THE EVENT SCHEDULER

  • Event scheduler concepts
  • Event scheduler configuration
  • Creating, altering and dropping events
  • Event scheduler monitoring
  • Events and privileges
  • Exercises: Using the event scheduler

Session 25: PARTITIONED TABLES

  • Partitioned tables concepts
  • Obtaining Partitioned Table Metadata
  • Types of Partitioning
  • Subpartitioning
  • Maintenance of partitioned tables
  • Exercises: Using partitioned tables

Session 26: REPLICATION

  • Replication Overview
  • Testing Replication
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Replication
  • Files and Threads Involved in Replication
  • Excluding Databases or Tables From Replication
  • Complex Replication Topologies
  • Example: Setting Up a Master Slave Replication
  • Replication Using GTIDs
  • MySQL Replication Utilities
  • Controlled Switchover
  • Exercises: Setting Up and Testing Replication

Session 27: MYSQL WORKBENCH

  • Installation
  • Connecting
  • Screens
  • Exercises: Using MySQL Workbench
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